Staten Island, NY (April 23, 2021) – At 1:40 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, April 23, a car accident took place at an intersection in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Yukon Avenue. Two vehicles collided with each other in the area, with one of the vehicles overturning. This led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people in the overturned vehicle were injured and transported to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the entire state of New York. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that hundreds of thousands of people are injured as a result of car accidents in New York. These accidents occur in many different areas but intersections are some of the common places for crashes. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Being injured in a New York car accident can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from car accidents include TBIs, fractures, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. Being injured in an accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever dealt with, which is why you should always have the help of an attorney by your side.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in your accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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